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The First Great Gathering for Plant Protection in the 21st Century BEIJING, CHINA, JULY 6 – 11, 2003 SECOND CIRCULAR CALL FOR ABSTRACTS & INVITATION TO REGISTER

Sponsored by The International Association for the Plant Protection Sciences Organized by China Society of Plant Protection Supported by The Ministry of Agriculture of the People‟s Republic of China China Association for Science and Technology National Natural Science Foundation of China Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Co-organized by Red Sun Group Corporation Jiangsu Kesheng Group Co., LTD China International Conference Center for Science and Technology http:// or






Letter of Invitation from The President of the International Association for the Plant Protection Sciences (IAPPS) President Dr. Hans R. HERREN
Kenya, April 2002 Dear prospective Congress attendee, The 15th International Plant Protection Congress (15th IPPC) will be held in Beijing, China, during July 6-11, 2003. This Congress is not only the first international plant protection congress in the 21st Century, but also the first to be sponsored by the International Association for Plant Protection Sciences (IAPPS) and organized by the China Society of Plant Protection. Please allow me, on behalf of the IAPPS, to invite all plant protection scientists from around the world and encourage them not to miss this important event. Plant protection issues are again at the top of the agricultural production agenda, with needs for more food while at the same time assuring sustainable, affordable and environmentally sound production and respecting the consumer‟s needs and wishes. The IAPPS is an independent umbrella organization established at the 14th IPPC in Jerusalem, Israel, in July 1999 to address important current issues in international plant protection. The Association promotes sustainable and integrated and agro-ecosystems based approach to management of plant pests and diseases and weeds. The Governing Body (GB) of IAPPS is supporting the Organizing Committee of the 15th IPPC to assure a successful Congress in Beijing. It is well known that China, the hosting country, has an ancient culture and agricultural history dating back thousands of years. According to historical records, the earliest mention of insect control is found in the Zhou Dynasty, ca. 3,000 years ago. The struggle between ancient Chinese farmers and harmful insect pests has continued to the present day, however. In recent years, the Chinese government has paid great attention to modern plant protection science and technology and has achieved notable success in controlling important insects and diseases such as the migratory locust, armyworm and wheat rust, among others. China is proud of its achievement in using 7 percent of the world‟s cultivated land to feed 22 percent of the world‟s population. Needless to say, modern plant protection has played an important role in increasing agricultural production to this level. In addition to its long history, China has a famously rich scenic beauty. Pre- and post-Congress tours can be organized at very reasonable charges and I would like you to encourage you take advantage of this very unique offer. I looking forward to welcoming you in 2003. Yours truly,

Dr. Hans R. Herren President, IAPPS and Director General The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology


Letter of Invitation from the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 15th IPPC Prof. ZHOU Da-rong On behalf of the Organizing Committee, I cordially invite you to participate in the 15th International Plant Protection Congress in Beijing, China on July 6-11, 2003. The venue of the meeting is the Beijing International Convention Centre (BICC). With wide range of hotels, perfect congress facilities and every effort we can make, the Organizing Committee and the China Society of Plant Protection will ensure you a scientifically informative congress and an unforgettable stay in Beijing. Beijing, the host city for the 15th IPPC, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, is well known for its long history going back 3,000 years. As the ancient capital of five dynasties, it boasts numerous historical relics and beautiful sceneries. Your visit to Beijing will be a wonderful experience to know both the old and the new China. The theme of the Congress is “The First Great Gathering for Plant Protection in the 21st Century ”. To meet the new challenge facing plant protection in the new millennium, the 15th IPPC will focus on the current progress in the plant protection sciences and technology, and its foreseeable development in the 21st Century. I look forward to seeing you and your family in the year of 2003 and am sure that all of you will have a very enjoyable and memorable experience to our beautiful and historical city of Beijing. Yours sincerely,

Professor ZHOU Da-rong Chairman of the Organizing Committee The 15th International Plant Protection Congress


Invitation Letter from the President of China Association for Science and Technology Academician ZHOU Guang-zhao On behalf of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), I have the great pleasure to invite you to attend the 15th International Plant Protection Congress scheduled to take place in Beijing in 2003. I strongly suggest you to make this event a priority in planning for next year. China is the largest agricultural country in the world and it is frequently hit by natural disasters caused by plant diseases, insect pests, weeds and rodents. Therefore, plant protection is one of the key factors influencing sustainability of agricultural production. Chinese scientists have made considerable progress in research and technology development in this area. China Society of Plant Protection (CSPP), as a member society of CAST, is very active in advancing the cause of plant protection in China and in its collaboration with international scientific communities. I believe that the Congress will be of extensive professional interest to all participants and a highlight of enhancing collaboration between Chinese and worldwide scientists. CAST will make every effort to ensure that the foreign delegates come to China expediently and have an extremely successful and enjoyable experience here. I look forward to welcoming you in the coming year. Yours faithfully,

ZHOU Guang-zhao Academician President of China Association for Science and Technology


Welcoming letter from the Mayor of Beijing Prof. LIU Qi

I, on behalf of 13 million Beijing citizens, warmly welcome you to attend the 15 th International Plant Protection Congress to be held in Beijing in 2003. Beijing is the politic, culture and international communication centre of the People‟s Republic of China, Beijing is a cultural and historical city with over 3,000 years of its foundation, and more than 800 years being the civilized capital of the nation, many scenic and historical sites are scattered in the city and its surrounding areas. With the fast economic development and great change with each passing day of Beijing‟s appearance, more and more international conferences had been held in Beijing, and our guests from all over the world were all impressed with its achievements. With our great enthusiasm, Beijing entertains thousands of friends and scientists from all over the world every year. The Congress will be held at the well-equipped Beijing International Convention Centre, I am sure that you will also feel the breath of “New Beijing, New Olympics” since Beijing has won the bet for holding 2008 Olympic. I believe that you will gain valuable scientific information during the congress, and your participation in the Congress will make your Beijing visit a very beautiful anamnesis. Beijing welcomes you.

LIU Qi Mayor of Beijing


INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE HERREN, H. R. (Kenya); APPLE, J. L. (USA); RUBIN, B. (Israel); BELLOTTI, A. G. (Colombia); BESRI, M. (Morocco); BRENT, K. J. (UK); HAMILTON, Graeme (Australia); JAMES, B. (Africa); JOHNSON, D. L. (Canada); KENMORE, Peter (FAO); KLASSEN, W. (USA); LAMB, Chris (UK); MARKHAM, R. (Nigeria); MATTHEWS, G. (UK); NAGARAJAN, S. (India); RAGSDALE, N. (USA); ROSSLER, Y. (Israel); TWEEDY, B. (USA); URECH, P. A. (Belgium); WANG Ren (China); WELLINGS, P. (Australia); YAMAMOTO, I. (Japan) ADVISORY COMMITTEE Chairmen: SHEN Qi-yi, HUANG Ke-xun Members: CHENG Jia-an, CHEO Ming-tsang, CHOU Io, KAO Ching-wen, LI Li-ying, LI Zhen-qi, PANG Xiong-fei, QIN Jun-de, QIU Shi-bang, TIAN Bo, XIE Lian-hui, ZENG Shi-mai, ZHANG Guang-xue ORGANIZING COMMITTEE Honorary Chairman: DU Qing-lin Vice Honorary Chairmen: ZHAI Hu-qu, CHEN Zhang-liang Chairman: ZHOU Da-rong Vice Chairmen: CHENG Zhuo-min, HUANG Da-wei, PENG You-liang, PIAO Yong-fan, WANG Lü-xian, WANG Shun-cheng, XIA Jing-yuan, YAN Yu-hua, ZHA Xian-cai, ZHANG Zhi-li Members: CHEN Hai-ru, DONG Qing-zhou, FENG Feng, FENG Ping-zhang, GAO Xi-wu, GUO Yu-yuan, LI Yu, PENG Tong-xu, WU Zhong-yan, YANG Shou-hai, YAO Wen-guo, YUE De-rong, ZHANG Ze-pu, ZHANG Zhi-bin, ZHENG Xiao-bo Secretary General: ZHANG Zhi-li Vice Secretary General: NI Han-xiang (Standing), CAI Wan-zhi, CAO Ya-zhong, CHENG Deng-fa, SONG Hua-du, ZHANG Chao-xian Secretariat: WEN Li-ping (Chief Coordinator), CHEN Wan-quan, LI Shi-fang, WANG Zhen-ying, ZHANG Dong-sheng, ZHENG Yong-quan SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE Chairman: GUO Yu-yuan Vice Chairmen: GU Bao-gen, HUANG Da-fang, YANG Huai-wen, YANG Ping-shih, ZHANG Chao-xian, ZHANG Zhong-ning Members: CHEN Jian-ping, CHEN Jie, CHEN Wan-yi, HAN Zhao-jun, LIANG Guang-wen, LU Hong, NI Han-wen, SHI Zong-wei, WAN Fang-hao, WANG Hui-min, WU Kong-ming, YANG Zhong-qi, ZHANG Yue-jin, ZHANG Zhi-bin, ZHANG Zhi-tao, ZHOU Guang-he Secretary: DUAN Xia-yu, ZHOU Yi-lin LOCAL COMMITTEE Chairman: NI Han-xiang Vice Chairmen: LI Guo-qiang, MA Qi, SONG Hua-du, WU Ju-wen, XIE Shuang-da, YU Guo-yue, ZHANG Qing-wen, ZHONG Tian-run Members: CHEN Mian-cai, DUNZHU Ci-ren, FENG Jian-guo, GAO Kou-yu, GU Xi-shu, HAN Chang-an, HE Zhong-quan, HUANG Hui-ye, JIN Qi-ming, LI Sen, LIU Jian-hua, MA Cang-jiang, PAN Wen-liang, PU Chong-jian, QIU Xue-lin, SHEN Xiao-cheng, WANG Ming-yong, WANG Qiang, XU Wen-zhong, YANG Jia-rong, YANG Xin-ning, YE Gui-biao, YU Da-zhao, YUAN Zheng-rong, ZHANG Jin-wen, ZHANG Zhong-min, ZHAO Guang-qian, ZHAO Ji-qiu, ZHENG Jian-qiu, ZHENG Jin, ZHOU Jin-yu, ZHU En-lin Secretary: CHEN Ju-lian

Chairman: FENG Ping-zhang Vice Chairmen: LI Guang-nian, SHAO Zhen-run, YANG Yong-zhen, ZHANG Zhong-lian, ZHENG Fei-neng Members: CAO Ao-cheng, CAO Yu, CHEN Chang, CHEN Wan-quan, GUO Da-qing, JIANG Hong-yun, JIANG Hui, YE Ji-ming, ZHENG Chuan-lin Secretary: JIANG Hong-yun, XU Jun

The theme is the First Great Gathering for Plant Protection in the 21st Century ” It indicates that to meet “ . the new challenge in front of plant protection in the new millennium, the 15th IPPC will not only focus on the current progress in plant protection sciences and technology, among them the sustainable plant protection will undoubtedly still attract major attentions, but also we are expecting for much more diversified thoughts and ideas to be appeared and obtaining their foreseeable development in the 21st Century. The scientific program will include highlighted speeches in the opening ceremony, plenary lectures, symposia, workshops and poster sessions on the following topics. SPEECHES IN THE OPENING CEREMONY 1. Plant health management issues of tomorrow: back to the future Dr. Hans R. Herren, President of IAPPS (Kenya) 2. Advances in Plant Protection in China Prof. GUO Yu-yuan, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (China) PLENARY LECTURES P-1 Development of transgenic plants and their biosafety in China Prof. HUANG Da-fang (China) P-2 The operation of a GIS-based Decision Support System for Australian locust management Dr. Graeme Hamilton (Australia) P-3 Plant stress signalling: a long-term view of promise for crop protection and pest and disease sensing Prof. John Pickett (UK) P-4 Development and deployment of transgenic insecticidal crops in pest management Prof. A. M. Shelton (USA) P-5 Innovation and challenge for weed science in the 21st century (Speaker to be announced) P-6 Post-harvest pest control in the 21st century Prof. Ken Vick (USA) P-7 Use of transgenic insects in plant protection Prof. Thomas A. Miller (USA) P-8 Signalling in disease and pest resistance: Networking in a hostile environment Prof. Chris Lamb (UK) P-9 Advance in biological control of insect pests Dr. Dale G. Bottrell (USA) P-10 Hypersensitive response-based resistance, a life-and-death struggle Dr. Pierre J. G. M. De Wit (Netherlands) P-11 Rodent management in rice agro-ecosystems in SE Asia Prof. Grant Singleton (Australia) P-12 New developments in pesticide chemistry Dr. D. Evans (Switzerland) I. ADVANCES IN PLANT PROTECTION STRATEGIES AND TECHNOLOGY

1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Conveners: Dr. Peter Kenmore (FAO), Dr. Peter Ooi (FAO), Prof. PIAO Yong-fan (China) SYMPOSIA Formal education of IPM in schools Organizers: Prof. Carl S. Barfield (USA), Prof. YOU Min-sheng (China) FAO program: Integrated Production and Pest Management 2015 Organizers: Dr. Kevin Gallagher (FAO), Prof. WU Kong-ming (China) Farmer participation in IPM Organizers: Dr. Janice Jiggins (Netherlands), Prof. LUO Lin-ming (China) Impact of globalization on demand for IPM Organizers: Dr. Hermann Waibel (Germany), Prof. SHI Shang-bai (China) IPM towards sustainable agriculture

Organizers: Dr. Jonathan Pincus (Australia), Dr. YANG Pu-yun (China) 1.6 SP-IPM (System Wide IPM Program) Organizer: Dr. Braima James (Benin) SECTION 2 - RESISTANCE OF CROPS TO PESTS Conveners: Prof. Chris Lamb (UK), Prof. PENG You-liang (China), Prof. WANG Chen-zhu (China) SYMPOSIA 2.1 Resistance (R) genes, avirulence (Avr) genes and R/Avr-mediated defense response Organizers: Prof. P. J. G. M. de Wit (Netherlands), Prof. ZHU Li-huang (China) 2.2 Signal Transduction in disease resistance Organizers: Prof. Ko Shimamoto (Japan), Prof. PENG You-liang (China) 2.3 Functional genomics of host resistance Organizers: Prof. YANG Yi-nong (USA), Prof. HE Chao-zu (China) 2.4. Systemic acquired resistance (Induced resistance) Organizers: Dr. DONG Xin-nian (USA), Prof. GUO Ze-jian (China) 2.5 Functional genomics of plant pathogens Organizers: Dr. XU Jin-rong (USA), Prof. TANG Ji-liang (China) 2.6 Plant resistance to insects Organizers: Dr. K. M. Smith (USA), Prof. WANG Chen-zhu (China) SECTION 3 - BIO-CONTROL Conveners: Dr. Dale G. Bottrell (USA), Prof. YANG Huai-wen (China), Prof. PANG Yi (China) SYMPOSIA 3.1 Scarab biocontrol Organizers: Prof. Mickael G. Klein (USA), Prof. Trevor Jackson (New Zealand), Prof. SU Hong-tian (China) 3.2 Mass rearing and utilization of natural enemies Organizers: Dr. Allen C. Cohen (USA), Prof. LI Li-ying (China) 3.3 Microbial pesticides Organizer: Prof. J. M. Vlak (Netherlands), Prof. PANG Yi (China) 3.4 Biological control of weeds Organizers: Prof. Martin Hill (South Africa), Dr. DING Jian-qing (China) 3.5 Introduction and releasing of natural enemies Organizers: Dr. Roger Fuester (USA), Prof. CHEN Hong-yin (China) 3.6 Entomopathogenic nematodes and its symbiotic bacteria Organizers: Dr. Ann Burnell (Ireland), Dr. QIU Li-hong (China) 3.7 Biological control of plant diseases Organizers: Dr. Yigal Elad (Israel), Prof. WANG Hui-min (China) 3.8 Plant attribute manipulation and biological control

Conveners: Prof. Izuru Yamamoto (Japan), Prof. QIAN Chuan-fan (China), Prof. HAN Zhao-jun (China), Prof. GU Bao-gen (China) SYMPOSIA 4.1 Novel pesticides Organizer: Prof. Isaac Ishaaya (Israel), Dr. WU Yi-jun (China) 4.2 Nicotinoid insecticides Organizer: Prof. Izuru Yamamoto (Japan), Dr. PAN Can-ping (China) 4.3 Natural products as pesticides Organizers: Prof. Isao Kubo (USA), Prof. HU Mei-ying (China) 4.4 The mode of action and resistance of insecticides and acaricides Organizers: Dr. Ian Denholm (UK), Prof. HAN Zhao-jun (China) 4.5 The mode of action and resistance of fungicides, bactericides and nematocides Organizers: Prof. Derek W. Hollomon (UK), Prof. ZHOU Ming-guo (China) 4.6 Optimization of pesticide application and formulation Organizers: Prof. Erdal Ozkan (USA), Prof. Siegfried Kleisinger (Germany), Prof. Jerry Cross (UK) 4.7 Pesticide residue and ecotoxicology Organizers: Dr. Dennies J. Hamilton (Australia), Dr. HE Yi-bin (China)

4.8 Pesticide management and risk assessment Organizers: Prof. Fumio Matsumura (USA), Prof. GU Bao-gen (China)

Conveners: Prof. D. Gonsalves (USA), Prof. HUANG Da-fang (China) SYMPOSIA 5.1Transgenic crop resistance to plant diseases, insect pests and herbicides Organizers: Prof. D. Gonsalves (USA), Prof. JIA Shi-rong (China), 5.2 Genetically engineered microbial agents for biocontrol Organizers: Prof. J. M. Vlak (Netherlands), Prof. HU Zhi-hong (China) 5.3 Molecular markers for pathogen diagnosis and assisted crop resistance breeding Organizers: Prof. S. Hulbert (USA), Prof. XIN Zhi-yong (China) 5.4 GMO biosafety regulation and risk assessment Organizers: Prof. C. Prakash (USA), Prof. PENG Yu-fa (China) 5.5 Monitoring and management of insect resistance to Bt transgenic crops Organizers: Prof. I. Schuphan (Germany), Dr. ZHAO Jian-zhou (USA)

Conveners: Prof. Myron Zalucki (Australia), Prof. ZHANG Xiao-xi (China), Prof. ZHAI Bao-ping (China) SYMPOSIA 6.1 Plant protection: Going digital Organizers: Prof. Geoff Norton (Australia), Prof. SHEN Zuo-rui (China) 6.2 Modelling and simulation in plant protection Organizers: Dr. Derek Morgan (UK), Prof. ZHANG Rui-jie (China) 6.3 Tracking pests through time and space Organizers: Prof. M. Zalucki (Australia), Prof. ZHAI Bao-ping (China) 6.4 Macro-phytopathology: Theory and practice Organizers: Dr. YANG Xiao-bing (USA), Prof. ZENG Shi-mai (China) II. DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF PEST MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN VARIOUS FARMING SYSTEMS

Conveners: Prof. Alan Brunt (UK), Prof. CHENG Zhuo-min (China) SYMPOSIA 7.1 Rice insect pests Organizers: Prof. K. Sagawa (Japan), Prof. ZHANG Zhi-tao (China) 7.2 Wheat insect pests Organizers: Dr. NI Xin-zhi (USA), Prof. CHENG Deng-fa (China) 7.3 Maize insect pests Organizers: Prof. Charles E. Mason (USA), Dr. HE Kang-lai (China) 7.4 Rice virus diseases Organizers: Dr. Toshihiro Omura (Japan), Dr. WU Zu-jian (China) 7.5 Rice fungal diseases Organizers: Prof. Christopher C. Mundt (USA), Prof. ZHU You-yong (China) 7.6 Wheat and barley virus diseases Organizers: Prof. Alan Brunt (UK), Prof. CHEN Jian-ping (China) 7.7 Wheat and barley fungal diseases Organizers: Dr. Ravi P. Singh (CIMMYT), Prof. CHEN Wan-quan (China) 7.8 Maize virus diseases Organizers: Dr. Ed Rybicki (South Africa), Dr. FAN Zai-feng (China) 7.9 Maize fungal diseases Organizers: Prof. Donald G. White (USA), Prof. CHEN Jie (China) 7.10 Grain crop bacterial and nematode diseases

Organizers: Dr. N. W. Schaad (USA), Prof. XU Zhi-gang (China) 7.11 Non-traditional and other food crop diseases and insect pests Organizers: Dr. Morales (Colombia), Prof. ZHOU Xue-ping (China)

Conveners: Dr. Lim Guan Soon (FAO), Prof. XIA Jing-yuan (China) SYMPOSIA 8.1 Cotton pest management Organizers: Dr. Philip A. Robert (USA), Prof. ZHANG Qing-wen (China) 8.2 Oil crop pest management Organizers: Dr. Ian MacRae (USA), Prof. XU Ze-yong (China) 8.3 Hemp crop pest management Organizers: Dr. Lim Guan Soon (FAO) Dr. XUE Zhao-dong (China) 8.4 Sugar crop pest management Organizers: W. van der Werf (Netherlands), Dr. ZHOU Jian-cao (China)

8.5 Other cash crop pest management Organizers: Prof. Jean-Louis Verrier (France), Prof. WANG Feng-long (China) 8.6 Tea tree crop pest management Organizers: Dr. P. Sivepalan (Sri Lanka), Prof. CHEN Zong-mao (China) 8.7 Silkworm pest management Organizers: Dr. Namba Shigetoun (Japan), Dr. GUO Xi-jie (China) 8.8 Cash crop nematode management Organizers: (to be announced), Dr. PENG De-liang (China) SECTION 9 – ORCHARD PEST MANAGEMENT
Conveners: Prof. G. P. Martelli (Italy), Prof. WANG Guo-ping (China) SYMPOSIA 9.1 Pests of deciduous fruits Organizers: Prof. Mohammed Besri (Morocco), Prof. CHEN Han-jie (China), Prof. ZHOU Zong-shan (China) 9.2 Pests of citrus fruits Organizers: Prof. Andrew Beattie (Australia), Dr. ZHOU Chang-yong (China), Prof. XU Zhi-hong (China) 9.3 Pests of evergreen fruits Organizers: Dr. Vito Savino (Italy), Prof. LI Hua-ping (China) 9.4 Propagation and cultivation for virus-free fruits Organizers: Prof. G. P. Martelli (Italy), Prof. WANG Guo-ping (China) 9.5 Biological control of fruit pests Organizers: Prof. Ahmed Hadidi (USA), Prof. MA Shu-shang (China) 9.6 Pheromone based integrated pest management in orchards Organizer: Dr. Alexandre IL'Ichev (Austrlia)

Conveners: Dr. Imre Otvos (Canada), Prof. YANG Zhong-qi (China) SYMPOSIA 10.1 Invasive forest pests and management Organizers: Dr. Michael Smith (USA), Prof. YANG Bao-jun (China) 10.2 Biology, behavior and monitoring of forest insect pests Organizers: Dr. Hugh Evans (UK), Prof. LUO You-qing (China) 10.3 Biological control Organizers: Dr. LI Shi-you (Canada), Prof. YANG Zhong-qi (China) 10.4 Chemical ecology and pheromones Organizers: Dr. Jean-Claude Gregoire (Belgium), Dr. ZHANG Aijun (USA) 10.5 Forest pests IPM Organizers: Dr. Imre Otvos (Canada), Dr. Alain Roques (France) 10.6 Forest diseases and ecological control

Organizers: Dr. V. M. G. Nair (USA), Dr. S. Kaneko (Japan), Dr. ZHANG Xing-yao (China) 10.7 Bio-techniques for control of forest plant diseases Organizers: Dr. E. Seemuller (Germany), Dr. TIAN Guo-zhong (China)

Conveners: Prof. A. M. Shelton (USA), Prof. LIU Shu-sheng, Prof. LU Hong (China) SYMPOSIA 11.1 Ecology and management of insect pests on crucifer vegetable crops Organizers: Dr. R. F. L. Mau (USA), Prof. LIU Shu-sheng (China) 11.2 Ecology and management of insect pests on cucurbit vegetable crops Organizers: Dr. Nilgun Yasarakinci (Turkey), Dr. Eric Natwick (USA), Prof. REN Shun-xiang (China) 11.3 Ecology and management of insect pests on legume, solanaceous, chenopodiaceous, monocotyledon and other vegetable crops Organizers: Prof. D. J. Schuster (USA), Dr. F.G. Zalom (USA), Prof. WANG Dong-sheng (China) 11.4 Bemisia: Biology, behavior, ecology and management Organizers: Dr. Alvin M. Simmons (USA), Dr. YAN Feng-ming (China) 11.5 Biological control in greenhouse vegetable crops Organizers: Prof. M. P. Parrella (USA), Dr. LUO Li-zhi (China) 11.6 Biological control in field vegetable crops Organizers: Dr. Nancy Schellhorn (Australia), Dr. Rick Foster (USA), Prof. LU Hong (China) 11.7 Air–borne diseases of vegetables and their novel IPM Organizers: Dr. Amitava Mitra (USA), Prof. FENG Dong-xin (China) 11.8 Seed–borne diseases of vegetables and their novel IPM Organizers: Dr. Deborah Fravel (USA), Prof. WANG Tian-cheng (China) 11.9 Vector–borne diseases of vegetables and their novel IPM Organizers: Dr. Sylvia K. Green (China), Prof. QIU Ji-yan (China) 11.10 Soil–borne diseases of vegetables and their novel IPM Organizers: Prof. Claude Alabouvette (France), Dr. LU Zhong-guo (China)

Conveners: Prof. Jeffrey A. Lockwood(USA), Prof. YAN Yu-hua (China) SYMPOSIA 12.1 Integrated pest management of acridids (including biological control) Organizers: Dr. Dan Johnson (Canada), Dr. ZHANG Long (China) 12.2 Strategies for prevention and management of acridid outbreaks Organizers: Dr. Hans Wilps (FAO), Prof. ZHU En-lin (China) 12.3 Population dynamics of acridid Organizers: Dr. Michel Lecoq (France), Dr. SHI Wang-peng (China)

Conveners: Dr. J. M. Vargas Jr. (USA), Prof. ZHANG Zu-xin (China), Prof. REN Gui-fang (China) SYMPOSIA 13.1 Cool region turf pest management Organizers: Dr. J. M. Vargas Jr. (USA), Prof. ZHANG Zu-xin (China) 13.2 Warm region turf pest management Organizer: (to be announced) 13.3 Flower insect pest management Organizers: Dr. XIA Xi-na (China), Dr. WANG Jian-hong (China) 13.4 Flower disease management Organizers: Dr. CHEN Xiao-yu (China), Prof. REN Gui-fang (China)

Conveners: Dr. S. O. Duke (USA), Prof. Baruch Rubin (Israel), Dr. ZHANG Chao-xian (China), Dr. NI Han-wen (China) SYMPOSIA 14.1 Weed biology, physiology and ecology

Organizers: Dr. Franck Forcella (USA), Dr. Martin Croft (Netherlands), Dr. QIANG Sheng (China) 14.2 Integrated weed management on arable lands Organizers: Dr. Clarence Swanton (Canada), Dr. P. C. Bhowmik (USA), Dr. YE Gui-biao (China) 14.3 Integrated weed management in paddy fields Organizers: Dr. Bernal Valverede (Denmark), Dr. YU liu-qing (China) 14.4 New approaches and technologies in weed science Organizers: Dr. S. Duke (USA), Dr. M. Devine (Belgium), Dr. YOU Zhen-guo (China) 14.5 Allelopathy Organizers: Dr. Kilung Kim (Korea), Dr. Inderjit Sihn (India), Dr. KONG Chui-hua (China) 14.6 Herbicide resistant weeds Organizers: Dr. S. Powles (Australia), Dr. Jonny Gressel (Israel), Dr. ZHANG Chao-xian (China)

Conveners: Prof. Velery Neronov (Russia), Prof. ZHANG Zhi-bin (China) SYMPOSIA 15.1 Monitoring and forecasting Organizers: Prof. Velery Neronov (Russia) 15.2 Biological and ecological control Organizer: Dr. WAN Xin-rong (China) 15.3 Physical and chemical control Organizers: Prof. A. M. K. Mohan Rao (India), Prof. GUO Cong (China)

Conveners: Prof. Jame E. Throne (USA), Prof. Jone Wright (Australia), Dr. ZHANG Hong-yu (China), Prof. YANG Chang-ju (China) SYMPOSIA 16.1 Biology, ecology and non-pollution management Organizers: Prof. Jone Wright (Australia), Prof. NIU Xing-he (China) 16.2 Chemical control Organizers: Prof. Patrick Collins (Australia), Prof. CAO Yang (China) 16.3 Stored-product pest control Organizers: Daryl C. Joyce (Australia), Prof. JIANG Yao-ming (China) 16.4 Healthy seeds and healthy crop production Organizers: Dr. Hasan Bolkan (USA), Dr. LI Jian-qiang (China)

PRODUCTS AND THE ENVIRONMENT Conveners: Dr. David Andow (USA), Dr. Dan Johnson (Canada), Dr. WAN Fang-hao (China) SYMPOSIA 17.1 Health and environmental effects of plant protection products Organizers: Prof. Paul Jepson (USA), Dr. ZHENG Yong-quan (China) 17.2 Environmental changes and plant protection Organizers: Dr. Keikki Hokkanen (Finland), Dr. Sue Worner (New Zealand), Dr. GE Feng (China) 17.3 Bio-diversity, landscapes and organic farming in plant protection Organizers: Dr. Steve Wratten (New Zealand), Dr. Derek Russell (UK), Dr. Roger Feng-Nan Hou (China), Dr. ZHANG Run-zhi (China) 17.4 Control of invasive species and environmental issues Organizers: Dr. Sean Murphy (UK), Dr. SHI Zong-wei (China) 17.5 Environmental effects/impacts of GMOs Organizers: Dr. Gabör Lövei (Denmark), Dr. WAN Fang-hao (China)


Conveners: Prof. K. L. Heong (IRRI), Prof. CHENG Jia-an (China) SYMPOSIA 18.1 Habitat and landscape management to improve pest control in agriculture Organizers: Prof. K. L. Heong (Philippines), Prof. YU Xiao-ping (China) 18.2 Pest management through manipulation of genetics and species diversity Organizers: Prof. Robert Denno (USA), Prof. CHENG Jia-an (China)

Conveners: Prof. R. Ivess (New Zealand), Prof. YAO Wen-guo (China) SYMPOSIA 19.1 Identification and risk analysis of pests Organizers: Dr. S. H. De Boer (Canada), Dr. CHEN Hong-jun (China) 19.2 GMOs detection Organizers: Prof. Manuela Schulze (Germany), Dr. ZHU Shui-fang (China) 19.3 Detection and treatment in quarantine Organizers: Dr. Dennis W. Keever (USA), Dr. WANG Yao-jin (China)

Conveners: Prof. J. A. Pickett (UK), Prof. J. G. Millar (USA), Prof. ZHANG Zhong-ning (China) SYMPOSIA 20.1 Semiochemicals from plants in insect behavior regulation Organizers: Prof. J. A. Pickett (UK), Prof. ZHANG Zhong-ning (China), Prof. CHOW Yien-shing (China) 20.2 Insect pheromones in pest control Organizers: Prof. T. C. Baker (USA), Prof. K. S. Boo (Korea) 20.3 Physical control of insect pests Organizers: Prof. Jean-Marc Jallon (France), Prof. SUN Jiang-hua (China) 20.4 Sterile insect techniques Organizers: Prof. J. Hendrichs (Austria), Dr. LU Da-guang (China) 20.5 Environment friendly plant disease control Organizer: Prof. J. Katan (Israel) 20.6 Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Organizers: Dr. Tom Batchelor (Belgium), Prof. CAO Ao-cheng (China) CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Abstracts are invited for the 15 International Plant Protection (15th IPPC) to be held during July 6 – 11, 2003 in Beijing, China. For those who are willing to present a paper pr poster at the Congress, please submit an abstract (no more than 250 words) to the Congress Secretariat. GUIDELINES FOR ABSTRACT PREPARATION: 1. Abstract should be clearly presented and be based on previously unpublished data. 2. Each abstract must be typed directly on the sheet with single space. 3. Typing instruction: MS Word 95 or later edition; Paper size: A4; Margins: 3.0 cm (top and bottom) and 2.5 cm (left and right); Font: Times New Roman; Font size: 9 pt. for the entire abstract. 4. The entire abstract includes title, author(s) (underline the presenting author), address and text. 5. Title should be CAPITALIZED and bold. Latin names of genera and species should be in italics. 6. Authors should be listed in upper and lower case, with initials before the surname. Each initial should be followed by a full stop, but there should be no space between initials. Separate authors‟ names with a comma, except for the last two names in the list, which are separated by „and‟.


7. The address should start in a separate line. Address of presenting author should contain sufficient information to enable readers to contact him/her, and the email address of the presenting author should be included. 8. The body of the abstract should not exceed 250 words. It should not include subheadings, tables, figures or references. 9. No abstract will be accepted without registration. Please refer to the samples on p.15.
Methods for submission

Scientific Committee and experts from related areas will select oral presentation based on your choice. The author will be informed for the acceptance of such decision and make corresponding preparation. All Speakers and Authors of Posters are requested to prepare a ONE-PAGE abstract in English to be submitted via ONE of the following methods before Deadline March 31, 2003. 1. E-mail to: or fill the form of the IPPC 2003 website: http:// 2. Via diskette with a hard copy of the text and mail to: Ms. WEN Li-ping Secretariat, 15th IPPC C/o Institute of Plant Protection Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences No. 2 West Yuanmingyuan Road Beijing 100094, China Tel / Fax: 86-10-6281 1917 The organising committee reserves the right to edit abstracts for spelling, grammar, punctuation and clarity, and to shorten abstracts exceeding the 250-word limit. The abstract sample is as follow:


MELON RESISTANCE TO THE APHID APHIS GOSSYPII: BEHAVIOURAL ANALYSIS AND CHMICAL CORRELATIONS WITH NITROGENOUS COMPOUNDS CHEN Jian-qiang 1,2, Y. van Rahbe1, B. Delobel1, N. Sauvion1,2, J. Guillaud1, G. Febvay1 1 INSA, Laboratoire de Biologie Appliquee 406, UA INRA 203, SDI CNRS 5128, 20 av. A. Einstein, 6921 Villeurbanne, France 2 Biology Department, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China Email: In the melon, the Vat (monogenic, dominant) resistance gene governs both an antixenotic reaction to the melon aphid Aphis gossypii and a resistance to non-persistent virus transmission, restricted to this vector species. We investigated the behavioral features and tissue localization of the antixenosis resistance by the electrical penetration graph technique, and compared the chemical composition in amino compounds and proteins of the phloem sap collected from two isogenic lines of melon (Cucumis melo L.), carrying the Vat genes or not. The data indicated that this resistance is constitutive. EPG analysis clearly showed a very reduced duration of ingestion from phloem of resistant plants. This was confirmed by clear differential activity of phloem extracts in artificial no-choice bioassys. Chemical analyses have shown that phloem saps from the two isogenic lines were extremely similar in profiles of ninhydrin positive compounds, and contained a low total amount of free amino acids. Sap collection also showed that phloem exudation rates, as well as total protein and glutathione levels, were despressed in phloem sap from resistant plants. Such data are all indicative of a modified phloem-sealing physiology, linked to sulfhydryl oxidation processes, in plant carrying the Vat gene. EFFECTIVE AND DURABLE RESISTANCE AGAINST PLANT-PARASITIC NEMATODES Sarah GOODCHILD, Peter URWIN and Howard ATKINSON Department of Biology, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT,UK Email: The success of transgenic approaches to plan-parasitic nematode resistance will require an effective and durable defence. This work aims to define new targets that can be disrupted with a deleterious consequence on the animal. Two candidate genes have been selected as putative targets. The first is a gene encoding an aspartic proteinase isolated from an H. glycines library using a PCR fragment produced by degenerate primers. The second is an aminopeptidase, also isolated from an Heterodera glycines cDNA library by heterologous probing with C. elegans EST. Recombinant proteins corresponding to both genes have been expressed in order to conduct inhibitor assays. Plant derived aspartic proteinase inhibitors have been shown to be effective in vitro and have subsequently been transformed into Arabidopsis thaliana under the control of CaMV35s promoter. Infecting the transformed plants with H. schachtii will assess the potential of these inhibitors as a defence strategy. There are no inhibitors of aminopeptidases described from a plant source, therefore synthetic peptide and antibody phage display libraries are being screened to isolate a functional inhibitor. In situ hybridisation experiments indicate that the aspartic proteinase gene is expressed intestinally whereas the aminopeptidase gene is expressed in the reproductive system.

BARLEY YELLOW DWARF VIRUS GPV ISOLATE SEQUENCING AND TRANSGENIC WHEAT OBTAINED VIA POLLEN TUBE PATHWAY CHENG Zhuo-min1, Wu Mao-sen1, XU Lei1, ZHOU Guang-he1 and P. M. Waterhouse2 1 Institute of Plant Protection, CAAS, Beijing 100094, Chian 2 Division of Plant Industry, CSIRO, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia Email: GPV is a Chinese isolate of barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) that has no reaction with antiserum of MAV, PAV, SGV, RPV and RMV. The sequence of the GPV was identified and its amino acid sequence was deduced. In the RNA- dependent RNA polymerase coding region, the length of ORF1 is 1953nt and encodes a 71.4KD protein and ORF2 is 1872nt and encodes a 70.1KD protein. The coat protein of GPV is encoded by ORF3 that gene extends for 603nt. The Mr Of coat protein is 22.2KD. The same as MAV, PAV and RPV, GPV contained a second ORF within the coat protein coding region. This protein of 17.0KD is thought to correspond to the VPg. The length of ORF4 is 453nt long. ORF5 is a 1326nt, immediately after the coat protein termination codon, and in the same reading frame as the coat protein gene. This protein is associated with the intact virus as a 72.2KD protein. The nucleotide and amino acid sequence homology of GPV has a greater identity to the sequence of RPV than those of PAV and MAV. According to BYDV GPV sequence, the cDNA of coat protein gene or replicase gene was produced by RT- PCR. The cDNAs were inserted into different plasmids to construct expression plasmids. We have developed an improved protocol for the rapid and efficient production of transgenic wheat with resistance to BYDV by using pollen tube pathway . HERBICIDES, ADJUVANTS AND EFFICACY – WHERE TO IN THE FUTURE? J. A. Zabkiewicz Plant Protection Chemistry NZ, Forest Research, Rotorua, New Zealand Email: Abstract: Spray formulation efficacy is a function of [deposition, retention, uptake, translocation and a.i. toxicity]. Each factor is considered and the influence of spray adjuvants and their involvement in the overall process is illustrated. Small droplet (100um or less) production during spray formation needs to be controlled and anti-drift agents can be added to reduce their formation. Retention for sprays by plant canopies is strongly dependent on spray formulation, largely through surfactants, and uptake into plant foliage is controlled by surfactant type and concentration. Excessively rapid uptake can result in contact phytotoxicity and reduced translocation of the herbicide to the site of action. Models and decision support systems are being developed that will permit better delivery to the target, improve retention, provide greater uptake, reduce the amounts of herbicide needed and hence contribute to environmental sustainability.


Instructions for poster presenters Offered posters will be displayed within the Exhibition Hall of the Congress Venue. 1. Each poster must be in English. 2. Posters should have a headpart containing the title, author(s) name(s), institution, address and the text. 3. Posters should be prepared beforehand and brought in person by the participants. Do Not mail your poster to the Secretariat. 4. Posters must be legible from a distance of at least 2 meters. Headings and subtitles should have the smallest letters in 80-point font (12 mm, capitals 17 mm). In the text the smaller letters should be 36-points font (7 mm, capitals 9 mm) with a line thickness of 1 mm. 5. Use colour pictures, graphs and diagrams in preference to tables. Avoid excessive detail and keep the number of words to minimum. Use only key phrases or points. Posters should have a single, easy to follow message, be readable in a few minutes. 6. The poster panel actual size is 90 cm wide and 150 cm high. 7. Material for attaching posters will be provided by the organiser.
8. Authors should be beside posters for detailed discussion on schedule. Please fix and remove your posters on time as scheduled.

15th International Plant Protection Congress
Beijing,China, July 6-11, 2003

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORM Abstracts must be received before March 31, 2003


Abstract Title Choice of Presentation:  Oral  Poster AV equipment I need will be:  Data projector (PowerPoint)  35 mm slide  Overhead Symposium Number (first Choice) (Second Choice) See the Symposium Numbers in the Scientific Program of this circular. The Name of Presenting Author and the Address: First Name Middle Name Last Name Institution Mailing Address




Preliminary Timetable of the 15th IPPC 2003 Beijing, China, July 6-11, 2003 Date Saturday Registration July 5 Sunday Registration July 6 Monday July 7 Tuesday July 8 Wednesday Professional trip July 9 Thursday July 10 Friday July 11 3 plenary lectures Concurrent symposia 3 plenary lectures Concurrent symposia Concurrent symposia LOC to decide Poster sessions Concurrent symposia Closing ceremony Farewell banquet Informal concert Social events 3 plenary lectures Concurrent symposia 3 plenary lectures Concurrent symposia (2 speeches) Concurrent symposia LOC to decide Poster sessions Concurrent symposia Poster sessions LOC to decide (Change posters) Opening ceremony Welcome reception Morning Afternoon Evening

SE1: Opening ceremony and welcome reception

A. Opening ceremony: 17:00-19:00, Sunday, July 6, 2003
B. Welcome reception: 19:00-21:00, Sunday, July 6, 2003

SE2: Acrobatic show/Peking opera: US$20/person, July 08, 2003 SE3: Professional trip---visiting the Beijing Glorious Agricultural Co., LTD and the Great Wall July 9, 2003,US$ 40/person SE4: Farewell banquet and informal concert: 18:00-21:00, July 11, 2003, US$35/person


The 15th International Plant Protection Congress will be held in the Beijing International Convention Centre (BICC), which is an institution that has been approved by the Beijing Municipal Tourism Administration to host International Congresses and Exhibitions. No.8 Beichendong Rd., Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China. Tel: 86-10-8497 3060. Website:
WORKING LANGUAGE The working language of the Congress is English. WEATHER July in Beijing is sunny and warm. The average daily temperature is 28C, with its highest around 32C and lowest at 20C. INSURANCE

The registration fees do not include insurance for the participants regarding accidents, sickness or loss of personal property. You are advised to make necessary arrangements for a short-term health and accident insurance before leaving your home country.

In China, only RMB is used. Exchange centres can be found at airports, hotels and tourist shopping centres. The exchange rate is set by the Bank of China, which is now about US$ 1.00 = RMB 8.287 yuan. When exchanging money, you should keep your receipt in case you want to change any RMB back to foreign currency when leaving China. Credit cards (Visa, Master, American Express, Diners Club and JCB) are accepted in many department stores and hotels. It is possible to draw cash from ATM machine by above credit cards. The Bank of China and most of the hotels can cash traveller cheques issued by most foreign banks or financial institutions. You need to show your passport and bare 4% commission charge.

Facilities will be available for delegates to access the internet. Data projector, 35 mm slides and overhead projectors will be available in all conference halls and meeting rooms. The Congress committee prefer that presentations are made using Microsoft PowerPoint.

On request, the Secretariat will send you an official invitation. This INVITATION is only to facilitate you to obtain travel funds or to apply your entry visa, but not imply any financial assistance from the Organizing Committee.

A limited number of the fund will be available particularly for assisting international delegates who are unable to obtain full support for attending the 15th IPPC, favorable consideration would be made especially for the graduate and postgraduate students and professional scientists from developing

countries. To obtain the financial assistance, a written application, the acceptance No. of your abstract supported by the Scientific Committee, a brief research resume and a recommendation letter from your supervisor or the head of your department are required by the Secretariat not later than Jan. 31, 2003. You will be notified with final decision upon your application being reviewed by the Financial Committee.


A valid passport and visa for visiting China are required. Upon receiving your registration form and fees, China International Conference Centre for Science and Technology (CICCST) will send you an invitation letter with which you can apply for an entrance visa at the nearest Chinese Embassy or Consulate General.

The Congress will arrange the pick-up services with a minimum charge at the Beijing Capital International Airport (the Capital Airport) from July 5 to 6, 2003. The participants arriving at other dates may have to take taxis. The taxi service is available at the Capital Airport during the whole day. The cost from the airport to the BICC or Congress designated hotels is about US$ 15 or RMB 120 yuan, depending on the type of taxi taken. Please show one of the following notes to the taxi driver to get to the Congress designated hotels: Please take me to the Beijing Continental Grand Hotel. Thank you! 请送我到五洲大酒店(亚运村) ,谢谢! Please take me to the Catic Plaza Hotel. Thank you! 请送我到凯迪克大酒店(亚运村旁) ,谢谢! Please take me to the Celebrity International Grand Hotel. Thank you! 请送我到名人大酒店(亚运村北) ,谢谢! Please take me to the Labour Building. Thank you! 请送我到劳动大厦(大屯路与八达岭高速交汇处) ,谢谢!

The departure air ticket (both international and domestic) should be reconfirmed 72 hours in advance. You could make it by calling the airline office in Beijing. The telephone numbers of airline companies will be available at the Registration Desk.

Domestic flights request RMB 50 yuan per person and international flights RMB 90 yuan per person.

Registration is required for all participants. The early registration form is recommended to submit

before March 31, 2003 to allow our delivery of the invitation letter for visa application. Registration without payment will not be processed. The regular registration fee will be reduced by 15% for members of the International Association for the Plant Protection Sciences (IAPPS), who‟s name appears on the list provided by IAPPS .
REGISTRATION FEE Before March 31, 2003 Delegate Student Accompanying Person US$ 380 US$ 200 US$ 120 From April 1 to June 30, 2003 US$ 420 US$ 220 US$ 140 On Site

July 1-11, 2003
US$ 450 US$ 240 US$ 150

* Students are defined as full-time students, enrolled for degrees or diplomas in an university or other tertiary institution. The student‟s institution or advisor should verify the student status.
Registered delegates are entitled to:

1. Attendance to all sessions and exhibition 2. Congress kit 3. Coffee/Tea breaks 4. Welcome reception Registered accompanying persons are entitled to: 1. Attending to Congress opening ceremony 2. Welcome reception 3. 3 days local tours (LT1, LT2, LT4) 4. A souvenir REGISTRATION DESK The registration desk will be set up in the lobby of BICC at the following hours: July 5 (Sat) 14:00-18:00 July 6 (Sun) 10:00-18:00 July 7 (Mon) 07:30-12:00 Participants are requested to go to the registration desk for registration and picking up the Congress bag.

The Organizing Committee recommends the accommodation at the following hotels that are very close to the venue:
Hotel name* Labour Building Beijing () 15 min. by the shuttle bus to the Congress Venue Catic Plaza Hotel () on foot

Single US$36

Double US$38




Continental Grand Hotel () on foot Celebrity International Grand Hotel () on foot

US$80 US$110

US$88 US$120 US$160

* Hotel Deposit: US$100 room deposits is required.

For those who need to book rooms through CICCST, please fill in the Hotel Reservation in the Registration Form and return it with the hotel deposit or the whole payment to CICCST. Reservations without deposit will not be processed. Deadline of hotel reservation is March 31, 2003.

1. All rooms are equipped with air-conditioners. The above room rates include breakfasts. 2. For those who intend to share rooms, please indicate your roommate‟s name. 3. Any change of the reservation before your arrival should be notified to CICCST, but not to your hotel. 4. The hotel deposit will be forwarded by CICCST to your hotel and the amount will be deducted from your account when you check out. 5. We could help you to locate cheaper youth hotel around the BICC if it is particularly needed.

In conjunction with the Congress, the exhibition will be organized to highlight recent development in equipments, technology and new products in the fields related to the plant protection. The exhibition will be held in the BICC, and open to all participants. Exhibition Dates: July 7-10, 2003. For those who are interested in participation, please contact: Prof. FENG Ping-zhang FINANCIAL COMMITTEE, 15th IPPC C/o Institute of Plant Protection Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences No. 2 West Yuanmingyuan Road, Beijing 100094, China Tel/Fax: 86-10-62815616 Email:


LT1 The Lama Temple-Lunch-Summer Palace July 7 (Mon.) 08:30-17:00 Price: US$ 30/per person LT2 Forbidden City-Lunch-The Temple of Heaven July 8 (Tue.) 08:30-17:00 Price: US$ 30/per person LT3 The Ming Tombs-Lunch-The Great Wall-Art Factory July 9 (Wed.) 08:30-17:00 Price: US$ 40/per person

LT4 The Tianmen Square-Beihai Park-Lunch-Hutong Tours July 10 (Thu.) 08:30-18:30 Price: US$ 30/per person To ensure your participation, it is recommended that ticket reservation should be indicated in the Registration Form and paid together with the registration fees. Please get together in the lobby of BICC 5 minutes before the departure time.

PRET1 Beijing-Chengde-Beijing (3 days, July 3-5) Quotation: US$ 102/p.p. for twin-room share; single-room plus US$ 22/p.p. PRET2 Beijing-Xi’an-Beijing (3 days, July 2-5) Quotation: US$ 475/p.p. for twin-room share; single-room plus US$ 50/p.p.

POST1 Beijing-Kunming-Dali-Lijiang-Zhongdian-Kunming (9 days, July 12-20) Quotation: US$ 936/p.p. for twin-room share; single-room plus US$ 135/p.p. POST2 Beijing-Nanjing-Suzhou-Hangzhou-Shanghai (7 days, July 12-18) Quotation: US$ 666/p.p. for twin-room share; single-room plus US$ 108/p.p. POST3 Beijing-Chengdu-Lhasa-Chengdu (5 days, July 12-16) Quotation: US$1060/p.p. for twin-room share; single-room plus US$ 199/p.p. POST4 Beijing-Xi’an-Guilin-Guangzhou (7 days, July 12-18) Quotation: US$ 864/p.p. for twin-room share; single-room plus US$ 94/p.p. POST5 Beijing-Chongqing-Yichang-Wuhan (5 days, July 12-17) Quotation: US$ 970/p.p. for twin-room share; single-room plus US$ 60/p.p (excluding single room on cruise). POST6 Beijing-Chengdu-Jiuzhaigou-Chengdu-Emei Mountain-Chengdu (8 days, July 12-19) Quotation: US$ 760/p.p. for twin-room share; single-room plus US$ 126/p.p. POST7 Beijing-Urumqi-Turpan-Dunhuang-Lanzhou-Guangzhou-Hong Kong (9 days, July 12-20) Quotation: US$ 1310/p.p. for twin-room share; single-room plus US$ 154/p.p.

Please fill in the tour reservation in the Registration Form and return it with the full tour fees to CICCST before deadline March 31, 2003.

1. The tour fees include inter-city transportation, hotel accommodations, regular meals and entrance fees, English-speaking tour guide. 2. If no roommate name is indicated in your Registration Form, your room will be arranged as a single occupancy during the tour. 3. CICCST will reserve the right to cancel any of the above tour routes if there are less than 10

participants. In that case, notification will be sent to you as soon as possible and the tour fee will be fully refunded.
For more detail information of the TOUR ATTRACTIONS, please see the website:

Registration fee, hotel deposit and tour fees should be paid in US dollars and made payable by the following methods:

A. PAYMENT IN ADVANCE 1. Bank transfer Beneficiary: CICCST Beneficiary Bank: Head Office of Bank of China, Beijing, China Account No.: 00038018241014 Address: No.1 Fuxingmen Nei Dajie, Beijing 100818 , China Message: 15th IPPC and your name or your company‟s name (very important) 2. Bank draft Please draw on: CICCST / IPPC Mail to: Mr. William Chen CICCST / IPPC 86 Xueyuan Nanlu, Beijing 100081, China 3. Credit card Master, Visa and American Express will be acceptable. Please fill in the necessary information in the Credit Card Payment, sign your name on the Registration Form and please fax or mail it to CICCST.

Cash, traveller checks and credit card (Visa, Master, American Express, Diners Club, JCB only) are acceptable, but there will be 4% service charge for the credit card. Notes  In order to avoid any trouble in money transfer, please send a copy of your remittance invoice or receipt together with your Registration Form.  No personal check is acceptable for the above payments.  Bank charge will be borne by the participant.

Cancellation must be made by writing to the CICCST/ 15th IPPC for receiving the refund. Before May 31, 2003 After May 31, 2003 Registration Fee 75% refund 20% refund Hotel Deposit 50% refund 20% refund Tour Fees 90% refund 70% refund

Your all payments regarding registration, hotel and tour reservation will be confirmed upon receipt of your registration form and payment within 10 days.

     Deadline date for Tour Reservation: Deadline date for Abstract submission: Final date for early registration: Hotel Reservation: Final date for Fellowship application: March 31, 2003 March 31, 2003 March 31, 2003 March 31, 2003 Jan. 31, 2003

Further information can be obtained on: On-line registration web site:

For information about Scientific Program, please contact: Ms. WEN Li-ping Secretariat, 15th IPPC C/o Institute of Plant Protection Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences No.2 West Yuanmingyuan Road, Beijing 100094, China

Tel / Fax : 86-10 6281 1917 Email: For information about registration, hotel reservations, tours, visa applications, cancellations and payment, please contact: Mr. William Chen CICCST / IPPC No. 86 Xueyuan Nanlu, Beijing 100081, China Tel: 86-10 6217 4948 6210 3108 Fax: 86-10 6218 0142 Email: For the convenience of the delegates from Japan to participate in the Congress in Beijing, please contact the following official travel agency in Japan: TRAVEL PARTNERS Co., Ltd. Mr. Guo Kai Director, China Department KCM Bldg. 2F, 25-6, Nihombashi, Hakozaki-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0015, Japan Tel: 03-5645-3878 (Chinese only) Tel: 03-5645-3700 Fax: 03-5645-3775 E-mail: Informal concert
THE MORE WE GET TOGETHER, THE HAPPIER WE’LL BE The Organizing Committee will organize an informal concert for music lovers at the Farewell Banquet Objectives Making the 15th IPPC unforgettable in global plant protection area and an entertaining relax after the 5-day hard working. Evaluation Committee The Organizing Committee will invite well-known Chinese professional musicians to evaluate and select the performers. Formation of the concert Part I: Volunteer amateur music lovers from registered congress participants pre-selected by Evaluation Committee will be invited. In doing so, it is requested to fill in the form of signing up and to send by express-mail a brand new cassette tape pre-recorded with no more than 3 pieces of songs or music subject to evaluation for performance before December 31, 2002 to the following address: Dr. DUAN Xia-yu

Institute of Plant Protection Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences 2 West Yuanmingyuan Road Beijing 100094, China
Email: The selected performers will receive a certificate of acceptance prior to the Congress. Part II: In order to make the concert unforgettable for lifetime, well-known professional musicians, member of the Evaluation Committee and their colleagues or high-grade students will also be invited as honorary performers. We are expecting for a large group of very enthusiastic amateur performers and a very successful Concert as well! Please visit the Congress website for more details:

Form of signing up Name: Institution:



Form of music: □ Singing □ Instrument (please specify) □ Other (please specify)

15th International Plant Protection Congress
Beijing International Convention Centre, July 6-11, 2003, Beijing, China REGISTRATION FORM

Mr. William Chen CICCST/ 15th IPPC 86 Xueyuan Nanlu, Beijing 100081, China Fax: 86-10-6218 0142 Email: Title: Prof. ‫ڤ‬ First Name Occupation Institution Mailing Address

Date Received (Staff only) Registration No. (Staff only)

Please type or print in block letters (Your information is very important, please make it clearly)

Dr. ‫ڤ‬

Mr. ‫ڤ‬

Mrs.‫ڤ‬ Last Name



City Tel Passport No.

State/Province Fax

Country Email Visa will be picked up in Passport No. Passport No.

Postal Code

Accompanying Person‟s Name Accompanying Person‟s Name
Registration fees

Please circle appropriate amount
Before March 31, 2003 Delegate Student Accompanying Person US$ 380 US$ 200 US$ 120 From April 1 to JUNE 30, 2003 On Site

July 2003
US$ 450 US$ 240 US$ 150


US$ 420 US$ 220 US$ 140

Subtotal (1) US $ *STUDENT: I hereby certify that the registrant is a full time student. Name of Advisor: Signature of Advisor:
Hotel Reservation

Arrival Date Check-in Date Please mark your Choice
Hotel name Labour Building Beijing shuttle bus from BICC

Time Check-out Date

Flight No. Total Nights
Single US$36 US$70 US$80 US$110 US$100 Double US$38 US$76 US$88 US$120 US$100 US$160 US$100 Suites

() 15 min. by the

Catic Plaza Hotel () on foot The Continental Grand Hotel () on foot Celebrity International Grand Hotel () on foot Hotel Deposit

Pay hotel deposit

US$______  __ Room (s) = US$ Subtotal (2) US$

I will share a double room with I do not need any hotel reservation.
Local Tours

Please mark your Choice: LT1 US$ 30  LT2 US$ 30  LT3 US$ 40  LT4 US$ 30  US$ _

Person(s) = US$ Person(s) = US$ Person(s) = US$ Person(s) = US$ Subtotal (3)


Pre-Conference Tours


US$102 / 124  US$475 / 525  US$936 / 1071  US$666 / 774  US$1,060 / 1,259  US$864 / 958  US$970 / 1,030  US$760 / 886 
US$1,310 / 1,464

Person(s) = US$ Person(s) = US$ Subtotal (4) US$ Person(s) = US$ Person(s) = US$ Person(s) = US$ Person(s) = US$ Person(s) = US$ Person(s) = US$
Person (s) = US$ Subtotal (5) US$

Post-Conference Tours


Social Events

SE2: Acrobatic Show/Peking Opera: US$20/person x

person (s)= US$ Subtotal (6) US$ SE3: Professional Trip: US$40/person x person (s)= US$ Subtotal (7) US$ SE4: Farewell Banquet and Concert: US$35/person x person (s)= US$ Subtotal (8) US$ Grand Total: (1)+(2)+(3)+(4)+(5)+(6)+(7)+(8)= US$ I have remitted the above sum from my bank on (date) payable in US dollars (copy enclosed) to the Head Office of Bank of China, Beijing, China, Account No.00038018241014 I have enclosed a bank draft of the above sum payable to the CICCST/ 15th IPPC I prefer to pay the above sum by: Visa Card Master Card American Express Credit Card No. Name of Cardholder Signature of Cardholder Expiry Date Grant Total Amount Date


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